FUSEE In the News

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December 5

Creative Accounting: How "Fire Borrowing" Impacts All Public Land Use

October 29
Fighting Fires is Big Business for Private Companies: As the Private Firefighting Industry has Grown, So Too has its Political Clout

September 19
Into the Wildfire: What Science is Learning About Fire and How to Live With It

August 27
Ecologists Say Fire Suppression Efforts Left Century’s Worth Of Fuel For Rim Fire

July 31
Whistling Past the Wildfires

July 21
Hotshots, Linked by Fate: Fatal Wildfires Bear Similarities

Amid Wildfire's Ashes, Some Criticisms Spring

July 9
While Mourning 19 Dead, US Again Prepares to Ax Wildfire Prevention Funds

July 5
Arizona Fire Deaths Prove No One Should Die for a House (Op-Ed by Dr. Crystal Kolden, FUSEE Board member)

July 1
Firefighter Advocate Calls for Changes in Wildfire Strategy

June 30
Arizona Wildfire Kills 19 Firefighters

June 21
Experts Predict More Megafires in Summer 2013

June 19
Fighting More Forest Fires Will Come Back to Burn Us

March 13, 2013
Forest Service Chief Says No Change in 'Let Burn' Policy for 2013 (Energy and Environment News Daily) (subscription required)

March 12, 2013
Forest Service policy changes: Policy for fighting wildfires reversed from 2012 allowing some to burn 

March 11, 2013
Fire Suppression Flip-Flop

March 9, 2013
U.S. Forest Service Moves Away from Fire Policy

March 8, 2013
Forest Service on Wildfires: Burn, Baby, Burn: The Agency Appears to Have Backed Off Its Controversial "Aggressive Initial Attack" Strategy for Wildfires

Forest Service Fire Policy Change May Let More Wildfires Burn Out Naturally 

Forest Service Decides to ‘Let It Burn’

U.S. Forest Service Adopts New (Old) Wildfire Policy

March 7, 2013
USFS: 'Fight All Fires' No More

March 6, 2013
Forest Service Hits Reverse on Firefighting Policy

Forest Service Letter Gives Vague Ideas About Fighting Wildfires

March 5, 2013

WILDFIRES: Firefighters Group Optimistic U.S. Will Let More Forests Burn
Environment and Energy News

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October 18, 2012
Imperium Watch: Up in Smoke: Nearly Eight Million Acres of American Wilderness Went up in Flames this Summer, and so did Some Questionable Political Nostrums

September 20, 2012
The Burning Issue: America’s War on Wildfire

July 10, 2012
Special Report: The Politics of Wildfires

July 6, 2012
Guest Column: Fighting all wildland fires is folly - they're good for the ecosystem

June 13, 2012
Costs add up for Colorado's intense early fire season

May 12, 2012
Officials confident despite fewer wildland fire resources

February 14, 2012
U.S. Forest Service's plan to replace air tanker fleet draws criticism

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October 30, 2011
Forest Service way off on BWCA fire projections: Records show the federal agency repeatedly underestimated the fire’s strength and volatility

October 17, 2011
Good policy and good intentions won't stop big wildfires

July 19, 2011
Cal Fire adapts to cuts; engines are reduced to 3 crew members (7/19/11)

June 21, 2011
Burnin’ love:  Monster fires have become the new normal (6/21/11)

June 13, 2011
Fire fight:  Forest Service explores chemical retardant hazards  (6/13/11)

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September 22, 2010
Forest Fire allowed to burn to fight future fires

August 21, 2010
Massive 1910 blazes still affecting Northern Rockies after 100 years

May 10, 2010
Fire Officials Warn SD Residents To Prepare For Wildfires, Despite Recent Rainfall

April 10, 2010
Invasive plant species increase wildfire risk

March 25, 2010
What’s really preventing fire prevention

March 17, 2010
GAO report gets at the truth about wildfires
http://wilderness.org/content/GAO-report-gets-at-truth-about-wildfires

February 27, 2010
Brush-clearing for fire safety faces a battle

January 20, 2010
Oregon Logging Increase Challenged by Ashland Pol

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December 1, 2009
CLIMATE: Scientists prescribe controlled burns to protect forests, curb emissions

September 7, 2009
As the Station Fire subsides, the ecological debate rages on

September 5, 2009
How do we do nothing after the fire?

September 4, 2009
Perspective on SoCal Wildfires - Station Fire, 2009

August 10, 2009
A middle path on wilderness fires

July 26, 2009
Questions raised about firefighting helicopters' safety

July 19, 2009
Ecologists decry efforts to douse fire

May 17, 2009
The way forward: There's little agreement among policymakers on solutions to reducing fire risk

May 3, 2009
Are firefighting 'air shows' effective?

March 23, 2009
Invasive plants crowd park scarred by fire

March 19, 2009
Housing project in hot seat again - Merriam Mountains plan raises wildfire concerns

March 4, 2009
Columns: Green Neighbors: Finding the Boogeymen in the Bushes

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November 16, 2008
In Fighting Wildfires, Concerns About Chemicals

October 26, 2008
Efforts to reduce wildfire risks posed by landscaping are taking root

October 17, 2008
Tecate cypress among species most at risk

September 25, 2008
Risk, Challenge, and Choice on the Wildland Urban Interface

September 4, 2008
Report: ID Wildfire Management Gets Kudos

August 26, 2008
Letter to the Editor: Fighting like hell

August 17, 2008
Editorial: No time for finger-pointing
For now, the focus should be on honoring the nine firefighters who lost their lives

August 12, 2008
Wildfire contracting costs too high, critics say
Some people question the expenses, quality of training and oversight of private fire crews

August 8, 2008
Ban on Calif. fire practice to 'let burn' those that pose no threat draws criticism

August 4, 2008
How national parks manage fire risk
Blaze near Yosemite, mostly under control, shows limits to the parks' 'let it burn' policy.

July 29, 2008
Air Tanker Drops in Wildfires Are Often Just For Show

July 27, 2008
Private firefighters' role growing in state

June 19, 2008
County Considering Fighting Fire with Fire

April 13, 2008
Wildfire victims see nature's recovery



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